Regional Office of Education #47 offers LIVESCAN fingerprinting and background check fingerprinting services. For a list of fingerprint categories and prices, click here. WE DO NOT FINGERPRINT FOR DCFS Childcare, Adoption and Foster parents. Please make sure that you bring the following:

  • Illinois Photo I.D. or Driver’s License  
  • Payment (cash, check or money order)
  • Required paperwork (fingerprint release form)

You MUST schedule an appointment in order to have your fingerprints taken. We have two locations to choose from, please select the location nearest you.

ROE #47

1001 W. 23rd Street (St. Mary's Road)

Sterling, IL 61081

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Phone: 815-625-1495



Old Ogle County Court House

105 South 5th Street, Suite 303

Oregon, IL 61061

Hours: By Appointment Only (please call Jennifer Moreno 815-625-1495)

Phone: 815-732-1430 ext. 350


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